Newly nominated Senate candidate Sharron Angle has been called dangerous and wacky. She's even been accused of using language which sounds very similar to that used by the militia movement. So where does she lie on the political spectrum? And are there hidden meanings in some of her speeches and advertising? Does it matter whether she wants to "privatize" or "personalize" Social Security? We talk with Michael Cohen and Sam Tanenhaus to parse that language and to look at where Angle fits in the history of modern American Conservatism.

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Sam Tanenhaus, author, The Death of Conservatism
Michael Cohen, author, Live from the Campaign Trail: The Greatest Presidential Campaign Speeches of the 20th Century and How They Shaped Modern America

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